Holland College | Bioscience Technology Post-Graduate Certificate

Bioscience Technology Post-Graduate Certificate

Start Date: August
Length: 1 Year
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Post-Graduate Certificate, Bioscience Technologist
  • Bachelor of Science in chemistry or biology, or a Master's degree or PhD in a related discipline.

     

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Fees for the academic year 2022-2023. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Click here to see International Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition and Fees


Tuition and Other Fees  
Tuition $ 3,989
Lab Fee $ 1,300
Student Union $ 172
Health Insurance Fee $ 420
Fitness Centre Fee $ 80
Grad Fee $ 100
Total $ 6,061
   
Intersession due August 22 $ 584
1stinstallment due September 6 $ 2,919
2ndinstallment due January 9 $ 3,142
   
Other Program Costs  
Books $ 150
Materials/Supplies $ 100
Total $ 250

 

International Tuition and Fees


Tuition and Other Fees  
Tuition $ 8,989
Lab Fee $ 1,300
Student Union $ 172
Health Insurance Fee $ 1,170
Fitness Centre Fee $ 80
Grad Fee $ 100
Total $ 11,811
   
Intersession due August 22 $ 584
1stinstallment due September 6 $ 8,669
2ndinstallment due January 9 $ 3,142
   
Other Program Costs  
Books $ 150
Materials/Supplies $ 100
Total $ 250



Graduates from this program may find employment as:

  • Biological laboratory technologist
  • Microbiology quality control technologist
  • Microbiology technologist
  • Food bacteriological technician
  • Plant breeding technician
  • Agricultural technologist
  • Aquaculture technician

Program Overview


Recipient of the 2020 Gold Program Excellence Award from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).

If you have already graduated from university with a Bachelor of Science degree and want to gain extensive hands-on experience to work in the field of bioscience, this one-year program is right for you.

The post-graduate certificate in Bioscience Technology offers practical and applied courses from the two-year Bioscience Technology program at Holland College to compliment the theoretical science courses from your Bachelor of Science degree. It is designed for students interested in obtaining rigorous and broad training in biotechnology in order to enter the workforce or to enhance their access to post-graduate opportunities such as master's degree programs.

Students receive a combination of lab-based instruction and on-the-job training, and complete an independent research project on a topic of their choice. Students learn a variety of practical skills, including natural product extraction, fermentation, and bacterial and mammalian cell culture techniques.

The Bioscience Technology program at Holland College is very closely associated with the bioscience industry on PEI and in the other Maritime Provinces. This gives students access to amazing training opportunities.

The Bioscience Technology program is a CTAB (Canadian Technology Accreditation Board) nationally accredited program at the technologist level. National program accreditation involves an independent team of certified professionals performing an extensive audit, which provides graduates and employers confidence the program meets the educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession. Graduating from a national accredited program creates an expedited path to becoming a certified professional with provincial certifying bodies in Canada.

This program is located in the Centre for Applied Science & Technology and the Charlottetown Centre. Click on the links to take a virtual tour of each building.

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Earn a Bioscience Technologist Diploma in two years at Holland College. This is the only program of its kind in the region. Study microbiology, immunology, molecular biology and genetics and put your laboratory and research skills to work in Prince Edward Island's growing Bioscience industry.


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